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Sale 1215 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 17-18 December, 2019

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Category — Civil War: Union Patriotics, Views and Scenes

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2511
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2511, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Views and Scenes2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Used with 1c Blue (63), 2c tied by target cancel, 1c tied by "South (town?), May 7, 1863" double-circle datestamp on ornate multicolored Map of Washington D.C. with George Washington on horseback monument Magnus Patriotic cover to Keene N.H., 2c tiny perf tear at top left, barely reduced at left

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE MAGNUS PATRIOTIC COVER WITH THE ONE-CENT AND 2-CENT 1861-63 ISSUE.

Ex Ishikawa. With 1993 P.F. certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
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2512
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2512, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Views and Scenes3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Three, tied by "Washington D.C. Feb. 2" circular datestamps on oversize multicolored "Panorama of Washington" three-panel Patriotic showing George Washington at sides and Lady Liberty with Constitution and shield at center, with original enclosure showing 33 distinctly different multicolored scenes or portraits such as Smithsonian Institute, Lunatic Asylum, Georgetown College, Observatory, U.S. Senate, large portrait of Washington at top, cover with usual edge tears and wear which have been skillfully repaired including small portion of right stamp and restoration of cover's right edge, otherwise Fine, an extremely rare Magnus Patriotic design, in the Wolcott sale Laurence notes "I know of only 6 in existence", ex Gross

E. 1,000-1,500
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2513
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2513, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Views and Scenes3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by bold strike of blue "Baltimore Md. Nov. 11" circular datestamp on bronze metallic "Display of the Star Spangled Banner from Churches and Public Buildings in the North during the War of the Rebellion" Patriotic cover to Lyndonville N.Y., Magnus imprint, slightly reduced at right, few restored edge flaws, still Very Fine and scarce design, ex Wolcott

E. 300-400
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2514
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2514, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Views and Scenes3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Oct. 14" circular datestamp on back of multicolored Empire State Soldiers with view of Rochester two-panel Patriotic cover to Poolville N.Y., Magnus imprint, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine and colorful design, ex Wolcott

E. 300-400
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2515
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2515, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Views and Scenes3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bright color and wide margins, neat grid cancel with "York Pa. Jul. 12" double-circle datestamp on cover to Cross Roads Pa., with multicolored illustrated Union Patriotic design titled "The Great Naval Battle Between Ericsson's Monitor, and the Merrimac, March 9th, 1862", design depicts the Monitor firing at the Merrimac with traditional wooden vessels nearby, J. G. Wells imprint on flap

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS COVER AND RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS SPECTACULAR CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC DESIGN.

The naval battle between the ironclads Monitor and Merrimac at Hampton Roads, on March 8-9, 1862, was a seminal event of the Civil War and of naval warfare generally. This beautiful multicolored design captures the scene brilliantly.

Accompanied by a postcard with a J. O. Davidson engraving of the ships battling at close range. With 2013 P.F. certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
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2516
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2516, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Views and Scenes3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bright color, tied by "Washington D.C. Jan. 9" double-circle datestamp on hand-colored "Camp Scene" Magnus Patriotic cover to Mt. Holly Vt., purple 1863 docketing at left, slightly reduced at right and few small mended edge flaws, Very Fine appearance, a rare and spectacular hand-colored Magnus Patriotic, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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2517
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2517, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Views and Scenes3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by target cancel on back of multicolored "Camp Scene from Photograph" Magnus Patriotic cover to Bristol Ct., neat "Tenallytown D.C. Sep. 12" circular datestamp on front shows postal use as does military sender's docketing at right, barely reduced at right, minor soiling, Very Fine and scarce design, with 1974 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
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2518
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2518, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Views and Scenes3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Washington D.C. Nov. 28, 1862" double-circle datestamp on multicolored Magnus "Camp Scene from Photograph" Patriotic cover to Barnard Vt., Magnus imprint, stamp with flaw at top right, some slight wear or soiling, still a Very Fine and colorful design, ex Wolcott

E. 300-400
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2519
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2519, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Views and Scenes3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Hatfield Mass. Dec. ?" double-circle datestamp on back of multicolored "No. 6 Gallant Charge of the Hawkins Zouaves at Roanoke Island 1" Magnus Patriotic cover depicting Zouaves charging with some fallen in battle, to West Springfield N.H., fresh and Very Fine, the Hawkins Zouaves was the 9th New York Volunteer Infantry regiment which served with Burnside's North Carolina Expedition and later became part of the Army of the Potomac

E. 1,000-1,500
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2520
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2520, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Views and Scenes3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by bold "Washington D.C. Nov. 6, 1862" double-circle datestamp on back of multicolored "No. 8 Battle of Mill Spring Ky." Magnus Patriotic cover depicting cavalry going over a hill with soldiers in background, addressed to Litchfield County Conn., stamp torn at bottom right prior to use, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, a beautiful design, ex Wolcott

E. 750-1,000
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2521
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2521, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Views and Scenes3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Washington D.C. Dec. 18, 1862" double-circle datestamp on back of "No. 11 U.S. Naval Expedition" Magnus Patriotic cover depicting soldiers in a landscape, addressed to Liberty N.Y., few small edge tears, stamp affected by vertical file fold, still Fine and rare design, we have sold nos. 2, 6, 7, 10 and 12 of this series since keeping computerized records but not this design

E. 400-500
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2522
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2522, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Views and Scenes3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by light strike of circular datestamp (Washington D.C.?) on back of cover with multicolored "No. 9 Movement of the Army from Washington to Richmond" Magnus Patriotic cover to Oswego Pa., slightly reduced at left, opened for display, stamp with light corner crease, Very Fine and scarce design

E. 400-500
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